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Sports Trump tells Fox News he is not pro-Russia
Author: 0 Trump tells Fox News he is not pro-Russia

Even Trump's allies on Fox & Friends, whose hosts and guests have garnered praise from the president on numerous occasions, were discomfited by the interview. McConnell's words came just minutes before President Donald Trump was expected to speak about the Helsinki summit on Monday. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Mr Trump was trying to "squirm away" from his comments alongside Mr Putin.

Sports Betting guide for the 147th Open Championship
Author: 0 Betting guide for the 147th Open Championship

He tied for seventh in 1999 and tied for 12th in 2007. I remember how it feels to come down to the last hole with a chance to win it. It's anyone's tournament to win, but Las Vegas has established a few players as betting favorites for those looking to put a bit of action down on the event.

Sports Chelsea Considering Resigning Cech Should Courtois Leave Club
Author: 0 Chelsea Considering Resigning Cech Should Courtois Leave Club

I would be very surprised if Chelsea didn't have big offers for him right now", Martinez told Cadena Ser's "El Larguero" radio show. Courtois starred at the World Cup as Belgium reached the semi-finals and with just one year left to run on his current deal, speculation is building that the 26-year-old could be on his way out.

Author: 0 Alisson makes decision between Chelsea and Liverpool transfer

Now, it is being claimed in the same report that AS Roma are indeed willing to let Alisson leave the Italian club this summer, handing Liverpool FC a potential boost. The goalkeeping curse of Loris Karius extended into the World Cup , with howlers from both David de Gea in the group stages and Hugo Lloris in the World Cup final also coming under the spotlight.

Sports Croatian President presents Putin with iconic shirt
Author: 0 Croatian President presents Putin with iconic shirt

England's Harry Kane won the Golden Boot for top scorer with six goals. "Pouring rain, no umbrella and Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović hugs every single player from Croatia and France , even if Croatia has just lost ..." Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over mantle of the World Cup host to the emir of Qatar whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament.

Author: 0 Windhorst: Raptors may be in ‘driver’s seat’ in Kawhi Leonard talks

The Phoenix Suns are among nine known teams that have talked with the San Antonio Spurs regarding trade interest in disgruntled All-Star Kawhi Leonard , league sources confirmed to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Still, the bidding war among Boston , Philadelphia and the Lakers never materialized. There hasn't been any significant movement toward a deal, as the Spurs have remained firm on a high asking price for the two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year.

Sports Alexis Sanchez not on Man United flight amid USA visa issues
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez not on Man United flight amid USA visa issues

British media reported on Monday that Sanchez was understood to have failed to get a USA visa due to a 16-month suspended jail sentence imposed by a Spanish court in February for tax fraud. However, Manchester United players are fine-tuning strategies' ahead of their pre-season fixtures against Club America, San Jose Earthquakes, AC Milan, Liverpool and Real Madrid planned expected to kick-off on Friday.

Sports Chelsea exploring Alisson alternatives amid Liverpool interest
Author: 0 Chelsea exploring Alisson alternatives amid Liverpool interest

Sky sources have said no fee has been agreed. If Liverpool have their offer accpted by Roma in the next few hours and Chelsea miss out on the man they have earmarked as Courtois' replacement, the Londoners will pull out all the plugs to ensure that the Belgium keeper does not leave for Real Madrid , whicgh would leave them in the hard position of trying to find a world class replacement in a market with few options.

Sports Bolt in talks with A-League side about possible deal
Author: 0 Bolt in talks with A-League side about possible deal

Usain Bolt is in talks to join Central Coast Mariners on a six-week trial, the A-League side have confirmed. Mariners chief executive Shaun Mielekamp said there was still a lot of work to do on the "surreal" deal, and noted the trial period was extremely important to see Bolt's skill level.

Author: 0 Open Championship: 9 Favorites to Watch at Carnoustie

So it's possible. Greg Norman was there at Birkdale [in 2008] at I think about 54-ish, somewhere around there 53, 54. "But links-style courses, you can roll the ball". "Coming here to Carnoustie, it is special, " said Woods. "This is my fourth championship here. The course is little bit different than what it was last couple times we've played it, so it will be a fun challenge".

Sports Orioles expected to trade Manny Machado this week
Author: 0 Orioles expected to trade Manny Machado this week

As for whether that team will end up being the Phillies , only time will tell for Gabe Kapler , but at least the recent news about how Philadelphia is part of the discussion for a trade is a reason for excitement. They gave me the opportunity to be the player I am. By far the best performer on a last-place team, Machado leads the Orioles in batting average (.315), home runs (24), RBIs (65) and walks (45).

Author: 0 Victorious France team land back in Paris and head for Champs-Elysées

Crowds began converging early Monday on the Champs Elysees, the gathering point for all national celebrations, for a parade by the team atop an electric bus expected to start in the early evening. The French, though, are more enamored of the players and of their coach , Didier Deschamps. In the eastern Paris neighbourhood of Belleville, Vincent Simon said, "Both teams deserved to win".

Sports Liverpool stars fail to shine against Bury
Author: 0 Liverpool stars fail to shine against Bury

Switzerland worldwide Shaqiri completed his switch to Liverpool on a "long-term" contract on Monday, ending a three-year stay at Stoke City following their relegation from the Premier League. Shaqiri, an ethnic Albanian from Kosovo, was then the subject of a Federation Internationale de Football Association inquiry for celebrating by imitating the double-headed eagle displayed on Albania's flag.

Author: 0 Oddsmakers see clear favorite in Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes

Per OddsShark, the Toronto Raptors are now tied with the Spurs in having the best odds to have Kawhi on their roster next season. Still, there's been nearly no progress on Leonard's possible destinations over the last few weeks . In addition to his impending free agency, the quadriceps injury that limited him to just nine games in the 2017-18 season remains a major red flag. If the Raptors do have to give up some talent, such as DeRozan and some young players, it would make more sense ...

Sports Liverpool 'offer £62m for Alisson'
Author: 0 Liverpool 'offer £62m for Alisson'

Roma's European dream died as they were beaten by Liverpool in the last four of the competition and it appears Klopp is now eyeing up a move to bring 25-year-old keeper Alisson to Anfield. The Brazil international's agent, Ze Maria Neis, got Liverpool fans excited earlier today when he "liked" an Instagram post of Alisson photoshopped into a Reds kit.

Sports Amitabh Bachchan gets slammed for tweeting 'Africa wins World Cup 2018'
Author: 0 Amitabh Bachchan gets slammed for tweeting 'Africa wins World Cup 2018'

And the President was on deck in the Luzhniki Stadium's official leader box to freak out over Les Bleus. Part of that is thanks to Sam Kerr, a thrilling 24-year-old forward, who might just be the best female player in the world right now. The tournament drew fans from throughout the world, and Putin said that "naturally, I can not do otherwise but to thank our guests - foreign tourists, foreign fans".

Sports Russian establishment chalks up Trump summit as a win for Putin
Author: 0 Russian establishment chalks up Trump summit as a win for Putin

USA analysts said Trump refused to convincingly state that the Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential election at his press conference with Putin after their first summit meeting . Cohen, who has given an interview to George Stephanopoulos, did not mention Trump in his tweet . President Donald Trump said he sees no reason why Russian Federation would have interfered in the 2016 election.

Sports Home Run Derby could see madness ensue
Author: 0 Home Run Derby could see madness ensue

The 2018 Home Run Derby was held at Nationals Park in Washington , D.C., the home of the Washington Nationals . To win, he needed to beat Kyle Schwarber's mark of 18 dingers in the final round (he did thanks to a furious late charge), so to get his mind right for the round at hand, Harper practiced ...

Author: 0 Bolt poised for surprise trial with Australian football club

A leading Aussie football commentator says the A-League's pursuit of Usain Bolt could "reduce the league to a sideshow". The 31-year-old eight-time Olympic champion has recently trained with Norwegian side Stromsgodset and Bundesliga's Borussia Dortmund .

Sports John Degenkolb claims maiden stage win at the Tour de France
Author: 0 John Degenkolb claims maiden stage win at the Tour de France

Groenewegen entered the final meters of Stage 8 behind Andre Greipel , Gaviria and Sagan, but the Team LottoNL-Jumbo rider timed his last surge perfectly, swinging around his hard-charging opponents to cross first. Groenewegen followed up Friday's success in Chartres with a Bastille Day win in Amiens. "It was nice to relax because over this first week we have had very little chance to do that, believe me", said the BMC man.

Sports Harper headlines Home Run Derby field, will face Freeman
Author: 0 Harper headlines Home Run Derby field, will face Freeman

Joining them will be the Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez , the Milwaukee Brewers' Jesus Aguilar , the Houston Astros' Alex Bregman , the Philadelphia Phillies' Rhys Hoskins and the Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy . Which players will face each other in the in the Home Run Derby bracket? He spent all of 2017 in the minor league system after two seasons with the Oakland Athletics in which he hit just five home runs in 96 games over that two-year span.

Sports Five Questions on the Trump-Putin summit
Author: 0 Five Questions on the Trump-Putin summit

According to the Associated Press, the individual identified himself as a reporter from the U.S. magazine The Nation and his protest sign was about nuclear weapons. "I think we will end up having an extraordinary relationship", Trump said, sitting next to Putin. The American president said it is a "shame" there is a cloud over his administration, but said he ran a "brilliant campaign and that's why I'm president".

Sports LeBron James to miss USA Basketball minicamp
Author: 0 LeBron James to miss USA Basketball minicamp

McMenamin's report said James is expected to make his first public comments about joining the Lakers on July 30, when the "I PROMISE school" opens in Akron. James signed his new four-year contract worth $154 million with the Lakers earlier this month, a move that Lakers president Earvin "Magic" Johnson called a "huge step" for the team.

Author: 0 President Trump: Putin made ‘incredible offer’ in Russian hacking case

The summit, which is being closely watched around the world, was not the first time Trump and Putin have held talks. At Monday's summit in Helsinki, two leaders not known for their love of diplomacy both tried out an act as elder statesmen, trading lofty phrases about shared interests and respect that could turn around the troubled relations between Russian Federation and the United States.

Sports Manchester United no longer interested in Toby Alderweireld
Author: 0 Manchester United no longer interested in Toby Alderweireld

He stated on Saturday that United have "no current plan" to rekindle their interest in the Belgium defender following the World Cup , despite being on the verge of selling Daley Blind to Ajax. Despite his lack of club football, Alderweireld enjoyed an impressive World Cup campaign in Russian Federation, starting and completing all of Belgium's matches bar their dead rubber group contest against England where a host of first-teamers were rested.

Sports Tens of thousands give heroes' welcome to Croatia team
Author: 0 Tens of thousands give heroes' welcome to Croatia team

Deschamps' side did not touch the ball in the first 15 minutes and Croatia played great. The joyful, singing crowd crammed the city's central squares or lined up along the route where the players passed in an open bus, greeting the fans along the way and signing autographs.

Sports Ajax agree deal with Man Utd for Blind
Author: 0 Ajax agree deal with Man Utd for Blind

The versatile defender is ready to call it quits on his time at Old Trafford as he seeks more playing time, something that he is sure to not get under Jose Mourinho. Blind played 141 times for the Premier League giants but now returns to Amsterdam and should form a defensive partnership with Matthijs de Ligt. He only managed a handful of starts last season - just three since November - and didn't travel with the squad to the United States for their pre-season tour with Ajax working hard on ...